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      03-24-2008, 05:30 PM   #1
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i got a flat on my stock rft's but need a car for a week or so before my new rims come in, would it be a bad idea to just put a regular old tire on that flat? so basically run 3 rfts and one non rft
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      03-24-2008, 05:51 PM   #2
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for a week? I don't see a problem, just dont drive fast and crazzy, and make sure that the rears have same tyres and replacement goes to front. You want youre driving wheels to be nice and stable. Think of it as of driving with donut for bit long. I've seen some people do that, and despite all the recommendations not to do it, for city driving its ok (for shot time like you say).
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i'm gonna do it anyway lol i need my car and no way in hell am i wasting money on new tires for my crappy stockies
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      03-24-2008, 06:28 PM   #4
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Yes, you should be fine. Some used tire in the right size will hold you over until you get your new wheels. Like 320what said, just drive cautiously and you'll be a-okay.
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